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Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 12:00am EST
mandela will be held. these are live pictures now. more than 100 world leaders plan to attend including president obama and his wife mrs. obama. the stadium holds 90,000 people but many more are expected to show up. al jazeera america will hold extended coverage, starting at 4:00 a.m. eastern, 1:00 a.m. pacific. >>> winter weather advisors posted from arkansas to maine. several people have died in storm related traffic accidents. thousands of flights have been cancelled nationwide. the. >>> the standoff continues in ukraine where opposition, security troops raided opposition headquarters monday. ever since the president vetoed a trade deal with europe in exchange for closer ties with russia. that's it, remember you can get more on the news at >> on america tonight: a medical break through, a treatment that could be critical to the future of many patients in the fight against cancer. >> it's not a drug. it's actually engineered cells. they are growing within the patient. they are attacking the cancer wherever it is. >> also tonight, veterans serving again. how th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
event is getting underway. the seats are filling up quickly. more than 70 world leaders are at the event with speeches expected from the south african president, jacob zuma, u.s. president obama, and u.s. vernal -- certainly ban ki-moon - just a few of the speakers. the services are taking place at the f.n.b. stadium, built for the football world cup which south africa opened in 2010, and where nelson mandela had his last appearance. the stadium has room for 95,000, many dignitaries and heads of state and members of the public. there are locations sets up where people can watch the event at the memorial service on a big screen in case they can't get to f.n.b. stadium. one is orlando and dobsonville stadium in soweto. the others are further east in ellis park, and those that can't make it to any of those venues, there are big screens in public places in all provinces across the country. >> dignitaries began to arrive at the stadium for the ceremony. arch bishop desmond tutu joined by former president jimmy carter. f.w. de klerk arrived in the last half hour. he dismantled apartheid.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
the world could make this happen? within hours of his death a moment of silence at the united nations security council. it seems across the globe there is universal work. >> president obama left a hanukah session to send this message of gratitude. >> the day he was released from prison gave me a sense of what human being can do when guided by hope. i can't think of my own lift without the example nelson mandela set. so long as a live i will do what i can to learn from him. >> world leaders say he was the face of forgiveness. and a human inspiration. many around the world were admiring of his struggle for human dignity, equality and freedom. >> one of the wribrightest lighf our world has gone out. nelson mandela was not just a hero of our time, but a hero of all time. >> a legend for the powerful and people on the streets of times square. >> it's a big loss for all of us that he died. >> god bless him and his family, and all the beam he fought for. i hope the legacy lies on. >> remembering how he thought and lived, a legacy unlikely to be forgotten. >> other messages of condolences hav
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